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Sonian Wins SIIA Software CODiE Award for Best Big Data Solution

Sonian, the pioneer in cloud-powered email archiving, today announced that Email Archive, its flagship product, won the SIIA CODiE Award for Best Big Data Solution. This award recognizes Email Archive as a superior data preservation solution that makes business data both searchable and actionable.

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries, announced Sonian’s win for the 2014 CODiE Award for Best Big Data Solution. An SIIA CODiE Award win for is an especially prestigious honor as each award winner was reviewed by a field of industry experts, whose evaluations determined 125 finalists. SIIA members then reviewed the finalists and voted to select this year’s CODiE Awards Winners.

Sonian's reference architecture leverages cloud infrastructures to enable organizations to access the dynamic scaling, unlimited storage and highly available, redundant and durable environment of the public cloud architecture. Its primary application is an archiving service that can be deployed in minutes, requires no hardware or software, and is compatible with all major email systems.

“We are truly honored that Sonian was chosen as the best Big Data solution,” said Jeff Dickerson, CEO of Sonian. “This recognition validates our vision of making a secure cloud archive accessible to all, and we are thrilled to have been recognized for our passion and innovation in this ever-evolving space.”

“SIIA’s 2014 Software CODiE Award winners’ have some of the most innovative, high-impact software products and services in the market,” said SIIA Vice President for the Software Division, Rhianna Collier. “We congratulate all of this year’s CODiE Award winners and thank them for the contributions they have made to the software and services industry.”

For more information about the CODiE Awards, visit http://www.siia.net/codies.

About Sonian

An early innovator in cloud-based archiving, Sonian preserves, protects and presents the world’s information. More than 15,000 customers in 40 countries trust Sonian’s secure SaaS platform and cloud search engine to retain and retrieve valuable data and protect intellectual property. Sonian manages more than 20 billion objects in the cloud; every day, 17 million new documents are uploaded to Sonian’s cloud archives, which are integrated the world’s five largest public clouds. Boasting strong partnerships with the world’s leading technology companies, Sonian combines innovative technology with deep archiving expertise to satisfy customers of all sizes and industries. For more information, please visit www.sonian.com.

About SIIA

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industry. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education, and intellectual property protection to more than 700 leading software and information companies.

The SIIA Software Division provides a forum for companies developing the applications, services, infrastructure and tools that are driving the software and services industry forward. For further information, visit www.siia.net/software

About the SIIA CODiE™ Awards

The SIIA CODiE™ Awards, originally called the Excellence in Software Awards, were established in 1986 by the Software Publishers Association (SPA), now the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), so that pioneers of the then-nascent software industry could evaluate and honor each other’s work. Since then, the CODiE Awards program has carried out the same purpose – to showcase the software and information industry’s finest products and services and to honor excellence in corporate achievement.

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